Department of Educational Foundations & Leadership
Dr. Dale T. Snauwaert
Gillham Hall Room 5000C
The University of Toledo
Dale T. Snauwaert, Ph.D. is Professor of Philosophy of Education and Director of the Center for Nonviolence and Democratic Education in the Judith Herb College of Education at The University of Toledo. He is the Founding Editor of In Factis Pax: Online Journal of Peace Education and Social Justice.
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Ph.D. Philosophy of Education 1990 --University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ed.M. Educational Policy Analysis 1988 -- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.A. Philosophy 1983 -- University of Illinois at Chicago
His research interests focus on two areas: moral and political philosophy as they pertain to educational theory, especially the ethics of war and peace, democracy, and human rights, and the nature of spirituality and holistic education.
Political Philosophy, Human Rights, Peace and Conflict Studies,Peace Education, Democratic Theory, Philosophy Of Education,Martha Nussbaum, Amartya Sen, Michael Walzer, John Rawls,Educational Foundations and Leadership, Social Justice, Paulo Freire, Democratic Education, Capability Approach, Distributive Justice, Just War Theory, and Philosophy
He is the author of Democracy, Education, and Governance: A Developmental Conception (State University of New York Press, 1993), which received an American Educational Studies Association Critics' Choice Award in 1995. He has published in such academic journals as Educational Theory, Journal of Educational Thought, Peabody Journal of Education, Holistic Education Review, Current Issues in Comparative Education, and Encounter on such topics as democratic education, the nature of teaching, moral education, holistic education, and international ethics. He is currently working on a book on the ethics of war and peace and human rights education.
1. Snauwaert, Dale T., Social justice and the philosophical foundations of critical
peace education: Exploring Nussbaum, Sen, and Freire, Journal of Peace Education,
8, no. 3 (2011): 315-331.
2. Snauwaert, Dale T., Democracy, public reason, and peace education, Global Campaign for Peace Education Newsletter #88 November (2011): 1-4. (invited)
3. Snauwaert, Dale T., Betty A. Reardon’s cosmopolitan and transformative philosophy of peace education, in Tony Jenkins (Ed.), Comprehensive Peace Education (Special Edition): International Reflections on Educating for Global Responsibility (Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, in press).
4. Reardon, Betty A. and Snauwaert, Dale T., Reflective pedagogy, cosmopolitanism, and critical peace education for political efficacy: A discussion of Betty A. Reardon’s assessment of the field, In Factis Pax: Online Journal of Peace Education and Social Justice 5, no. 1 (2011): 1-14 http://www.infactispax.org/journal/ (equal authorship, alphabetically listed)
5. Hughes, Sherick and Snauwaert, Dale T., Brown policy and the moral pillars of democracy: exploring justice as the organizing principle of educational studies, Educational Studies 46, no.6 (2010): 545 — 559 (equal authorship, alphabetically listed)
6. Hughes, Sherick and Snauwaert, Dale T., Toward an informed and transparent philosophy of racial diversity for colleges of education, in Sherick Hughes and Theodorea Berry (Eds.) The New Significance of Race in Education: Living, Learning, and Teaching. (Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2010). (equal authorship, alphabetically listed)
7. Snauwaert, Dale T., Book Review – Carl Mirra, United States Foreign Policy and the Prospects for Peace Education (North Carolina: McFarland Publishers, 2008), Journal of Peace Education 7, no. 2 (2010).
8. Snauwaert, Dale T., Democracy as public deliberation and the psychology of epistemological world views and moral reasoning: A philosophical reflection, In Factis Pax: Online Journal of Peace Education and Social Justice 4, no. 1 (2010): 120-126 http://www.infactispax.org/journal/ (invited)
Cosmopolitan Ethics and Being Peace
October 6, 2006
Teachers College, Columbia University
Center for Nonviolence and Democratic Education (CNDE)
The purpose of the Center for Nonviolence & Democratic Education (CNDE) is to understand and educate, locally and globally, for a nonviolent, democratic, peaceful, ecologically sustainable, and just society. CNDE provides an interdisciplinary forum for the study of nonviolence and democratic education, within which a number of research initiatives are being undertaken, as well as curriculum development and the organization of seminars, symposia, discussion groups, etc. CNDE is an expression of The University of Toledo’s mission to “improve the human condition” through research and education.
In Factis Pax
In Factis Pax is a peer-reviewed online journal of peace education and social justice dedicated to the examination of issues central to the formation of a peaceful society - the prevention of violence, political challenges to peace and democratic societies.Social justice, democracy, and human flourishing are the core factors which highlight the importance of the role of education in building peaceful societies.
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